Marco Jackson

Displaced Yorkshire-born football writer now based in Kent and former contributor to the Huddersfield Examiner, currently providing statistically-based Huddersfield Town related content for the Thrice Champions website. Contact me via Twitter at @MarcoJ.

By Marco Jackson On Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Pele and the AC Milan Transfer That Never Was

Football, like life, can be strange in that sometimes things that don’t happen become as well known as those that do. This can especially be the case with transfers, where players not moving can feel like an More...

By Marco Jackson On Thursday, April 6th, 2017

Istvan Nyers: Inter’s prolific Hungarian

When remembering Inter’s great players, it is easy to focus on those who spent the most time with the Biscione. One Hungarian deserves to be widely recognised as being among the greats To be a record holder More...

By Marco Jackson On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Vicenza 1997: A Red Stripe on the Cup

Through the years, the Coppa Italia has seen 16 different winners. Of those 16, five clubs have their name on the trophy once In some European countries, there are three domestic tournaments; a league, an open More...

By Marco Jackson On Thursday, March 23rd, 2017

Cesena 1976: Keeping the Seahorses’ Heads Above Water

Currently in the bottom half of Serie B, Cesena are far from one of Italy’s bigger clubs. They have, however, enjoyed more successful periods in their time “History is written by the victors” is an old More...

By Marco Jackson On Monday, March 13th, 2017

Juventus Maxed Out? Massimiliano Allegri’s Uncertain Future at the Bianconeri

As Massimiliano Allegri reaches the end of his third season at Juventus, it is looking increasingly unlikely that he will enter into a fourth. Were he to do so, however, he would be the first Bianconeri boss to More...

By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, March 7th, 2017

AC Milan 1982: Sharks, Blood and Pooh

Throughout the last 30 years, AC Milan have been one of the world’s biggest clubs. In the early 1980s, however, things were not as we now know it for the Rossoneri Some things in football are unthinkable, More...

By Marco Jackson On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

95 Years of Solitude: Pro Vercelli approach a century

Though not a regular household name in modern Italian football, Pro Vercelli are one of calcio’s fallen giants. However, the club are neither gone, nor forgotten. The landscape at the peak of Italian football More...

By Marco Jackson On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Atalanta 1948: The Queen in Search of a Crown

In a 110-year history, Atalanta have never managed to get their hands on the Scudetto. They came closest in 1948. Victory over Crotone on Saturday evening would lift Atalanta up to fourth position in Serie A, one More...

By Marco Jackson On Friday, February 10th, 2017

2012: When the Dolphins made Monkeys of the Bulls

Torino host Pescara in Round 24 of Serie A. In 2012, the two went head-to-head in a thrilling title race in Serie B, which saw some current stars show signs of what was to come Embed from Getty Images Look to More...

By Marco Jackson On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

The Red and Yellow Mist That Descends on Florence

Round 23 will see one of Serie A’s lesser known rivalries be played out as Roma welcome Fiorentina to the Stadio Olimpico Embed from Getty Images Just because there is no real rivalry between Roma and More...

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